What is the position of Hydrogen in periodic table?

Asked by Sujit | 23rd Dec, 2013, 08:28: PM

Expert Answer:

 
  • The position of hydrogen in the periodic system is a much debated topic.
  • The position of hydrogen in the periodic table is at the head of Group 1.
  • However, the properties of hydrogen differ significantly from those of the other elements in Group 1.
  • Hydrogen is a gas, not a reactive metal.
  • Some chemists place the symbol for hydrogen at the head of Group 1 and also at the head of Group 17.

Answered by Vaibhav Chavan | 24th Dec, 2013, 09:42: AM

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